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Space.com

Today's Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day.

03/08/2017

Space.com

For the first time in nearly six and a half years, Congress has passed a NASA authorization bill with the approval of such a bill March 7 in the House of Representatives.

03/08/2017

Space.com

As the moon crossed before one of the brightest stars in the night sky last weekend, photographers across the U.S. caught the stellar vanishing act on camera.

03/08/2017

ESA Space Engineering & Technology

Trajectories to victory Technology image of the week: dizzyingly complex orbits charted across space as part of a global contest for the world’s best aerospace engineers and mathematicians

03/08/2017

Space.com

Researchers eyeing seasonal changes at the north and south poles of Saturn observe the waxing and waning of aerosols in the planet's atmosphere.

03/08/2017

SpaceRef Astronomy

The scaffolding that holds the large-scale structure of the universe constitutes galaxies, dark matter and gas (from which stars are forming), organized in complex networks known as the cosmic web....

03/08/2017

Astrobiology

Do mass extinctions, like the fall of the dinosaurs, and the formation of large impact craters on Earth occur together at regular intervals?...

03/08/2017

Astronomy News - Sky & Telescope

A recent study suggests a plausible mechanism to explain why observers sometimes hear superbright meteors at the same time that they see them. The post A New Take on the Audible Meteor Mystery appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

03/07/2017

Science Daily

Using the world's smallest astronomical satellites, researchers have detected the biggest stellar heartbeat ever. Astronomers are hopeful that this discovery will provide the initiative to search for other such systems, creating a fundamental shift in how we study the evolution of massive stars. This is important, since massive stars are laboratories of elements essential to human life.

03/07/2017

Science Daily

Using the world's smallest astronomical satellites, researchers have detected the biggest stellar heartbeat ever. Astronomers are hopeful that this discovery will provide the initiative to search for other such systems, creating a fundamental shift in how we study the evolution of massive stars. This is important, since massive stars are laboratories of elements essential to human life.

03/07/2017